Nature as the antidote to modern life: Why it’s so good for us!

“Imagine a therapy that had no known side-effects, was readily available, and could improve your cognitive functioning at zero cost? It exists, and it’s called ‘interacting with nature.’” – These words come from a study run by Rachel and Stephen Kaplan, US professors of environmental psychology, known for their research into the effects of nature on people’s health.

For those of us lucky enough to live in Cape Town – here is some information on nature therapy and some ideas on how to  interact with nature  on Youth Day tomorrow.